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#Recidivism

From TheJournal.ie 45% of Irish prisoners released have reoffended within three years Recidivism

45% of Irish prisoners released have reoffended within three years

The statistics are contained in the latest releases from the CSO.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of released prisoners reoffend within three years Repeat Offenders

Nearly half of released prisoners reoffend within three years

Study finds most prisoners are convicted of new offences within months of their release.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: To combat crime, we must make prison softer Column

Aaron McKenna: To combat crime, we must make prison softer

After taking away a person’s freedom as punishment for their crimes, we should move on to the practical question of how we can reduce their likelihood to reoffend.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of criminals re-offend within three years Crime

Majority of criminals re-offend within three years

A major new study has found that convicted burglars re-offended seventy nine per cent of the time.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Three out of eight 2007 offenders re-offended within two years – CSO Recidivism

Three out of eight 2007 offenders re-offended within two years – CSO

New CSO figures also show that 60 per cent of female offenders under the age of 18 had reoffended within two years.